Limerick solicitor claims lives are being destroyed in latest health service…

first_img TAGSDooradoylehealthlimerickmelanie powersolicitor Linkedin Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live NewsHealthLimerick solicitor claims lives are being destroyed in latest health service scandalBy Bernie English – May 16, 2018 3706 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter Facebook Email A LIMERICK solicitor is highlighting the case of Irish women who claim their lives have been ruined by a medical device designed to stop incontinence by leading a protest to the Dáil this Thursday.Dooradoyle-based Melanie Power says the women have been left in excruciating pain, lost their jobs, left needing walking aids or, in extreme cases, being confined to beds or wheelchairs following operations to insert plastic pelvic mesh that cannot be removed in this country.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up She has organised the Mesh Survivors Ireland group and has spearheaded the national campaign to suspend the use of pelvic mesh in Ireland until the womens’ claims can be fully investigated.“Transvaginal mesh devices are used in surgeries to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The device contracts in the pelvic area bringing with it nerves, tissues and slicing like cheese wire into whatever organs get in the way,” Ms Power told The Limerick Post.Read the full story in this week’s edition of the Limerick Post Printcenter_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WhatsApp Advertisement WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Previous articleBeer, brains and a thirst for science at a Pint of Science at JJ BowlesNext articleThe real story behind TV hit Narcos, Pablo Escobar and the Cali Cartel Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img